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keeping fractions from being simplified?

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  • Subject: [mg22310] keeping fractions from being simplified?
  • From: Gerhard Killesreiter <killesreiter at>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 03:01:24 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Fakultaet fuer Physik, ALU Freiburg
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hi there!

I am using mathematica 3.0. I would like to keep fractions _not_
simplified, e.g. 12/9 should stay 12/9 and not become 4/3. Can I set
this behaviour globally, that is without stating Hold[12/9]?
Any help is appreciated!

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